Barcelona president Joan Laporta mentioned on Monday the membership will “do every little thing attainable” to carry Argentine celebrity Lionel Messi again within the shut season. The Paris Saint-Germain ahead is ready to depart in the summertime when his contract expires and new La Liga champions Barcelona are hoping to lure their all-time prime goalscorer again, regardless of sturdy curiosity from Saudi Arabia. Messi has had two lacklustre seasons in Paris after an excellent period at Barcelona the place he gained 4 Champions League and 10 La Liga titles, and remains to be worshipped by the followers there.
Laporta mentioned he has spoken with Messi to attempt to rebuild the connection between them, which was broken when he left in 2021. Messi wished to remain at Barcelona however the membership couldn’t afford to maintain him due to debt of over one billion euros ($1.1 billion).
“I’ve spoken to Leo to by some means redirect a state of affairs that occurred, through which I needed to put the membership forward of every little thing, even him, who’s the very best participant on the planet,” Laporta instructed Catalan regional public tv station TV3.
“The reality is that it was a really affectionate dialog, very nice, and we have now additionally been sending one another messages currently — I congratulated him on the World Cup.”
Within the early hours of Monday morning after Barcelona gained 4-2 at Espanyol to clinch La Liga, Laporta mentioned on Twitch that “we’ll do every little thing attainable” to signal Messi. Nevertheless, talking on TV3, he was extra cautious.
“He’s a Paris Saint-Germain participant and what we’ll do is enhance the staff in all areas, we have now already labored on that,” mentioned Laporta.
“I feel it will do me a disservice to speak about these questions on Leo, as a result of he belongs to a staff like Paris Saint-Germain, and we have now to attend till the top of the season, till it’s over after which we are able to discuss extra calmly about